Introduction to similar triangles. The instructor uses his computer (appears to be the Paint program) to communicate with the viewer. He uses different colors to aid in comprehension. For middle school students and older.
ABC Phonics Song With Sign Language
In this video, you see four presentations of the alphabet: 1) the graphical letters themselves; 2) the sounded names of the letters; 3) the sign language hand shapes of the letters, and; 4) the phonic sounds the letters make. (1:59)
ABC's and Phonics with Puppy Dog
Strong visuals, letter repetition, and a comprehensive review teach children the alphabet. Live action of children singing and dancing while the traditional ABC song is sung. At 4 minutes and 25 seconds, simple objects are introduced for the letter "A." Snippet ends there. Video introduction is nearly 2 minutes long. (5:03)
Antwerp 1920: The Games of the VII Olympiad
The Games of the VII Olympiad in Antwerp, Belgium. These were the first Olympic Games held since 1912, as World War I wiped out the 1916 Games, schedules for Berlin. These Games saw the introduction of the Olympic flag and the Olympic oath. Video shows the flags of the countries that took part in the Olympics. There is no talking in this video. Background music is the Olympic Theme. Video is of average quality. (2:48)
Major Causes of WWII
This is a slide show presentation. It covers the major causes of WWII, from an American history perspective. There are statistics and maps and reference to Hitler's first steps to war. (Slides and text but no narration.)
Anatomy of a Neuron
In this video, Sal Khan, offers an introduction to the neuron and its anatomy. He says the neuron may possibly be one of the most interesting cells in the body. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education.
How To Play Piano: The Basics - Lesson #1
This video provides a lesson on the basics of playing the piano including an introduction to the piano keys and their names, hand position, and the C major scale. The audio at the beginning and end of the video is difficult to hear, but okay during the main part of the lesson. (24.41)
Sight Reading Exercises for Piano
This video lesson provides an introduction to sight reading and will help with development of "hand-eye" coordination skills. (7:47)
Connotation vs. Denotation
This video shows three children defining connotation (the positive or negative association of a word) and denotation (the actual dictionary definition of a word) and providing examples of each. It ends with is a short quiz on some of the examples from the video. While simple, the video is a good introduction to or review of connotative and denotative words. pre-roll advertisement (1:44)
Dividing Decimal Numbers
In an easy conversational tone, the instructor uses the computer screen as his 'blackboard' and different colors to emphasis his points. As this is an introduction to dividing decimal numbers, this video is for older elementary students.
Multimedia Training Videos: Introduction to Action Scripts in Macromedia Flash
Multimedia Training Videos is a series of free learning videos to show anyone interested in learning packages like Macromedia Flash. This video is an introduction to action scripts in Flash.
Multimedia Training Videos: Introduction to Macromedia Flash
Multimedia Training Videos is a series of free learning videos to show anyone interested in learning packages like Macromedia Flash. This video is an introduction to Flash.
Calculus: Derivatives 1
This video starts off with a black screen because the narrator uses it as a 'chalkboard'. The instructor demonstrates how to find the slope of a tangent line to a curve (the derivative). Introduction to Calculus.
Calculus: Derivatives 4
The instructor uses an electronic chalkboard to model derivatives. More intuition of what a derivative is. Introduction to the chain rule.
Calculus: Derivatives (8)
This video, which is suitable for high school students, starts off with a black screen because the narrator uses it as a 'chalkboard'. Why the quotient rule is the same thing as the product rule. Introduction to the derivative of e^x, ln x, sin x, cos x, and tan x.
The medieval records of a London City church - St Mary at Hill, 1420-1559
The churchwardens' accounts of this City parish. The records are at their fullest for the period from 1480 onwards. The volume also has an extensive introduction, detailing the history and liturgical practice of the church, and the impact of the Reformation. First published by the Early English Text Society, volume 128.
Genomics and Its Impact on Science and Society: The Human Genome Project and Beyond (2008)
This site gives a detailed overview of the science of genetics, including the Human Genome Project. An introduction helps visitors understand genomes, DNA, genes, chromosomes, and more. Other resources include online audio and video files about genetics and the Human Genome Project, images of genomes, current research news, a glossary, frequently asked questions, and a student page.
What Is Islam? Video is an introduction to Islam for non Muslims. Video goes through the meaning of Islam and what the Muslim believe. Video is a series of pictures, quotes, and questions and answers about Islam, background is Islamic music. Video is of average quality and is appropriate for middle school and high school students.
Video is an introduction to Islam for non Muslims. Video goes through the meaning of Islam and what the Muslim believe. Video is a series of pictures, quotes, and questions and answers about Islam, background is Islamic music. Video is of average quality and is appropriate for middle school and high school students.
The Language of Mathematics (26): Introduction to Proofs
Using a chalkboard, the instructor offers an introduction to proofs.
Excellence in Cities: Learning Mentor Strand – Survey Findings
This DfES publication is part of the Excellence in Cities Evaluation and it focuses on the introduction of Learning Mentors into Secondary schools, by looking at the experiences of teachers and pupils.